CompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

The best time to pursue CompTIA Cloud+ training is right now. Cloud computing is a growing field as experts create innovative ways to store, manage, access, and protect some of the world's most important data. The global cloud computing market is projected to reach $270 billion by 2020. This impressive industry growth is increasing the demand for professionals with cloud computing skills. This online course is designed for individuals who are just starting out in information technology.

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CompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

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Course code: GES335

What you will learn

  • A solid foundation in key cloud concepts, models, and computing skills
  • How to implement and maintain virtualization, infrastructure, troubleshooting, resource management, security, systems management, and business continuity
  • How to assess and establish network and storage security concepts and best practices in cloud environments
  • How to diagnose and optimize cloud computing performance
  • How to deploy and maintain hardware resources and enable virtual environments

How you will benefit

  • Lay a foundation for your career as a cloud computing specialist, cloud support technician, cloud consultant, or cloud support associate
  • Get a strong start on your CompTIA Cloud+ certification path and prepare for the exam
  • Complete the course in a way that's best for you, as it caters to a variety of learning styles by incorporating visual, auditory, and hands-on learning
  • Gain confidence in your new skills through real-life application activities and hands-on labs

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 75 course hours
  1. Cloud Concepts and Models
    1. Contrasting Cloud Services
    2. Contrasting Cloud Delivery Models
    3. Cloud Characteristics and Terms
    4. Object Storage Concepts
  2. Virtualization
    1. Differences in Hypervisor Roles
    2. Install, Configure, and Manage Virtual Machines and Devices
    3. Virtual Resource Migration
    4. Benefits of Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
    5. Virtual Components Used to Construct Cloud Environments
  3. Infrastructure
    1. Storage Technologies
    2. Storage Configuration Concepts
    3. Storage Provisioning
    4. Network Configuration
    5. Network Optimization
    6. Troubleshooting Basic Network Connectivity Issues
    7. Common Network Protocols, Ports, and Topologies
    8. Hardware Resources and Features Used to Enable Virtual Environments
  4. Resource Management
    1. Resource Monitoring Techniques
    2. Best Practice for Appropriate Allocation of Physical Host Resources
    3. Best Practice for Appropriate Allocation of Virtual Guest Resources
    4. Appropriate Remote Access Tools
  5. Security
    1. Network Security Concepts, Tools and Best Practices
    2. Storage Security Concepts, Tools and Best Practices
    3. Encryption Technologies and Methods
    4. Identifying Access Control Methods
    5. Implementing Guest and Host Hardening Techniques
  6. Systems Management
    1. Policies and Procedures in a Cloud Environment
    2. Diagnose Remediate, and Optimize Physical Host Performance
    3. Host and Guest Performance Concepts
    4. Implement Appropriate Testing Techniques when Deploying Cloud Services
  7. Business Continuity in the Cloud
    1. Disaster Recovery Methods and Concepts
    2. Deploying Solutions to Meet Availability Requirements

David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.

Prerequisites:

CompTIA™ A+ and CompTIA™ Network+ certifications, or comparable training, or equivalent industry experience is strongly recommended prior to taking this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Yes. The CompTIA Online Training courses give you the training for the exam. Once you complete your online course work, you can move forward to take the certification exam. CompTIA certification testing is administered by third-party vendors such as Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises (VUE), two leading providers of technology-based testing. Both offer a network of computer-based testing centers with thousands of locations worldwide.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. You will also receive a voucher for the CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-001 certification exam.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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